For the inaugural 2016 UBS Philanthropy Forum, Americas —“Daring to innovate,” which took place in September, we brought together extraordinary philanthropists to speak to our clients about the causes they’re passionate about. Notable speakers, including actors Hilary Swank and Adrian Grenier and entrepreneurs Dan Barber and Kimbal Musk, among others, offered their unique perspectives while […]
Right around the time in 2014 that Memphis was named the most obese city in the U.S., a local philanthropist approached Kimbal Musk with an idea. If Musk, a social entrepreneur who runs the Kitchen, a farm-to-table restaurant group and nonprofit, could help overhaul the city’s food system, he’d supply the funds. It was a […]
A Colorado-based not-for-profit organization that plants gardens at schools is expanding its footprint to Indianapolis in a big way, aiming to cultivate at least 100 patches of land. Boulder-based Big Green was co-founded in 2011 by Kimbal Musk, younger brother to high-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk. Kimbal Musk, 43, is also on the boards of directors […]
As a technologist turned restaurateur, Kimbal Musk thinks daily about the future of food. His own collection of restaurants, named The Kitchen and Next Door, aim to shake up food distribution by sourcing ingredients locally and providing fresh, natural food at sensible prices. His company, also called The Kitchen, builds hundreds of school gardens to teach children in low-income communities about healthy eating. […]
Memphis acknowledges the need for sustainable, fresh produce in this time of overly-processed, mass-produced food. All over the city, there are gardens geared towards creating a lasting source of locally sourced produce. When the community is putting good things in, great things come out.